[Rubygems-developers] Gem name validation
josh at hasmanythrough.com
Thu Oct 1 10:41:33 EDT 2009
On Sep 30, 2009, at 11:44 PM, John Barnette wrote:
> I'd like to add an error to Specification#validate if the spec's
> name doesn't match /[a-z][a-z0-9-_]*/i. Any objections? Disregarding
> obviously malformed specs, all current gem names match.
Sounds good, with one minor nitpick: your regexp isn't valid. A dash
in a character class must be in the first position to be a literal
dash instead of a range separator. Use /[a-z][-_a-z0-9]*/i or /[a-z][-
Are we sure today isn't another Monday?
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